All miscellaneous posts from the Astro Codex about Astrology (survival tips, special events, etc)

Halloween and Astrology The Via Combusta

Halloween and Astrology: The Via Combusta

Have you ever been curious about why various cultures connect the last days of October and the beginning of November with celebrating the dead? In America, we have Halloween, in Latin countries the Dias des Muertos, in Celtic and neo-pagan culture the Samhain and many similar celebrations. Can these feasts be explained from an astrological point of view? The answer is probably yes, and the magic words are Via Combusta. Astrology is a not just the observation of the planetary movements; it is a system developed through the collective unconscious of the human race. In fact, both astrology and the collective unconscious developed together, significantly interconnected. The need of naming the unknown in order to de-demonize it made the people choose primitive archetypes that exist in the depths of their…

Saturn Return Survival Tips

Saturn Return: Survival tips

We already mentioned in our previous article about the Saturn Return, that there is no actual way of escaping this transit and the turbulence that it might bring in our lives, as it is a necessary process for our personal evolution. Nevertheless, there are some Saturn Return survival tips for smoothing this difficult personal period and cooperating with the ringed planet in a way that will feel less harsh. Some of the pieces of advice given below are just different psychological perspectives, while some might even reach the borders of magick. From our side, we wish you a gentle Saturn Return. It is important to understand that the whole lesson of this transit, is about you taking control of yourself, becoming a conscious being and entering life’s game as a…

The Saturn Return

The Saturn Return

What exactly is the Saturn Return and why is everyone so scared of it? Is it possible to make this period softer? These are just some of the questions that naturally arise to everyone who knows this term and is interested in astrology. This is the first article of a series on Saturn Return; we will try to create a step-by-step blueprint which will be also later published as an ebook. A Saturn Return occurs when the ringed planet returns exactly to the same point in the sky, as it was during the moment of the native’s birth. Planet Saturn makes a full cycle around the zodiac in approximately 29 years, and a native might experience the first return anywhere between his 28th and 30th birthday. These differences happen because…

Astrology Sun Game of Thrones

Astrology and Game of Thrones

The fans of Game of Thrones probably know that the fantasy world where the story takes place is rather different than our Earth, having long summers and winters which last for years. In addition, the length of their seasons is rather unpredictable and does not show some concrete pattern of reappearance. Nevertheless, in this article we will try to get some insights about what would be the Sun sign of 12 Game of Thrones major characters if they were born on our Earth, being a product of the same planets, signs, stars, and aspects that we are. Jon Snow – The Aries Jon Snow is a born fighter, as all Aries people are. In addition, he is rather stubborn and a narrow-minded person, often not seeing the details objectively and…

Mercury retrograde survival tips

Mercury Retrograde: Survival tips

Mercury retrograde, such a fear inducing sentence! People start complaining and hide in their home, blame the planet of intellect for any bad luck and have hysterical reactions. The truth is that you should not stop your life during this ongoing transit; nevertheless, it is good to keep an eye on some areas of your life where the winged messenger planet might have an adverse impact. After the Mercury Retrograde article, we decided to create a blueprint for surviving these turbulent periods! So, what should we do when Mercury turns retrograde? Back up your data! The planet’s retrograde movement can have a quite adverse effect on everything technological. Computers, phones and gadgets can break or malfunction; it would be a stupid idea to lose your vacation pictures because you were…